Bengals Honored

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School inducted its first Athletic Hall of Fame class on October 31 in a banquet at Columbia Country Club. The inaugural class of honorees included Nicole Quinlan Durig (class of 2008 – volleyball and track), Jeff Scott, second from left, (first varsity football coach; first AAA state championship), Richard Mounce (class […]

Blythewood falls short in fourth

LAURENS – The Blythewood football team’s regular season ended on a low note, with Spring Valley topping the Bengals 42-21 to knock them back into an at-large bid in the upper state bracket of the Class 5A playoffs. Blythewood may have backed into the postseason, but once at Laurens District 55’s K.C. Hanna Stadium, the […]

Blythewood XC heads to Qualifiers

COLUMBIA – Blythewood Boys Cross Country took second at last week’s Region 4-5A Meet, finishing with an average 18:11 time, just behind Spring Valley. Christian Pearson was the first Bengal finisher with a time of 17:13.33, good enough for third place. Daniel Turnipseed finished in seventh with a time of 17:55.26, and Michael Stevens finished […]

Vikings squeeze by Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood had a chance to right its late-season slump Friday night. The Bengals looked to shake off a tough 23-20 loss at Lugoff-Elgin last week, and a win over Spring Valley at District Two Stadium would give the Bengals a third seed in the Class 5A playoffs that start next week. Unfortunately for […]

Bengals fall to Lugoff-Elgin

LUGOFF – Blythewood held a 14-0 lead going toward halftime at Lugoff-Elgin, but the Demons rallied for 23-20 victory Friday night at Demons Stadium. Blythewood (5-4, 1-2) lands in a three-way tie with Irmo and Spring Valley for third place in Region 5-4A with the loss. After going scoreless for most off the first half, […]

Blythewood falls to Sumter

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood may not have put a scare in the Sumter football team Friday night, but the Bengals made the Gamecocks work. Sumter built a 14-0 lead and went up 21-7 by the half en route to a  28-7 victory at Richland District Two Stadium, but Blythewood pestered the Gamecocks all night and limited […]

Bengals survive 4th quarter surge

IRMO – Blythewood’s Region 3-5A opener was a blowout—before it wasn’t—Friday night at Irmo’s W. C. Hawkins Stadium. The Bengals controlled the tempo and steadily built a 42-14 lead late that lasted late in the third quarter. Irmo responded with three fourth-quarter scores that if anything, made the 42-35 final look like a respectable defeat. […]

Blythewood levels Beaufort

BEAUFORT – Ready to shake off last week’s overwhelming loss to 3-time state champion Dutch Fork, Blythewood hit the road to the Lowcountry Friday night and went straight to work with Beaufort. The Bengals (4-2) scored on their first eight possessions of the game and walloped the Eagles 56-14 at Beaufort Stadium. Josh Burrell and […]

Dutch Fork eases past Bengals 49-13

BLYTHEWOOD – The Dutch Fork football team left little room for surprises at District Two Stadium Friday. The three-time 5A state champions rolled to a 49-0 lead over Blythewood by the half, then finished out the second half in a 49-13 victory over the Bengals. Blythewood (3-2) finally got on the scoreboard when Josh Strickland […]

Blythewood holds on to win in North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA – North Augusta rallied for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to get within one score of overcoming a 17-point Blythewood lead Friday night, but the Bengals closed out a 27-24 victory over the Yellow Jackets at Jackets Stadium. With his team down 27-10 going into the fourth quarter, North Augusta quarterback Bradley Godwin scored from […]